'''əkoostik hookah''' is a jam band
from Columbus, Ohio
. Formed in 1991, the band has made multiple national tours in the US,
[[ Billboard], Allmusic.com]
as well as performing in overseas locales like Amsterdam and Jamaica,
[Dave Weissman, [http://www.athensmusician.net/archive/2005-02-08_ekoostikhookah.php Ohio Jamband ekoostik hookah Return to Athens]. Athensmusician.net, 2/8/05. Accessed August 21, 2007.]
although they may more commonly be found playing local Columbus, Ohio
venues like Newport Music Hall
, and Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
. They are also fixtures at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park in Garrettsville, Ohio
. The band has shared the stage with many of today's top touring "jam bands
", as well as stars such as Willie Nelson, Arlo Guthrie, Bob Weir, and Bruce Hornsby.
The band's name, pronounced "Acoustic Hookah," was taken from dictionary entries for the two words. The phonetic spellings were chosen, and...